Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1947
1-Month
0.65"
(16.51mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1913
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1968
Ties: 1928
Nov–Dec 1947
2-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1946 1939
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2015
Oct–Dec 1947
3-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1971
Sep–Dec 1947
4-Month
7.50"
(190.50mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Aug–Dec 1947
5-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1900
Jul–Dec 1947
6-Month
13.03"
(330.96mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1943 1976
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1900
Jun–Dec 1947
7-Month
18.28"
(464.31mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Ties: 1913, 1979
May–Dec 1947
8-Month
20.61"
(523.49mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Apr–Dec 1947
9-Month
23.80"
(604.52mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1968
Mar–Dec 1947
10-Month
24.45"
(621.03mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1940 1910
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1968
Feb–Dec 1947
11-Month
24.85"
(631.19mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1910
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1977
Jan–Dec 1947
12-Month
25.38"
(644.65mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1940 1910
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1977
Jul 1946–Dec 1947
18-Month
40.37"
(1,025.40mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1940 1976
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Jan 1946–Dec 1947
24-Month
53.52"
(1,359.41mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Jan 1945–Dec 1947
36-Month
80.47"
(2,043.94mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Jan 1944–Dec 1947
48-Month
110.50"
(2,806.70mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Jan 1943–Dec 1947
60-Month
137.38"
(3,489.45mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/